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Full Stack Developer - Mobile Applications

Helcim Inc.

Helcim Inc.

Software Engineering, IT
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Helcim is searching for an experienced Software Developer to join the mobile app development team and be responsible for developing the next generation of payments technology. We're looking for a talented individual with a passion for coding, enjoys learning about the latest technologies, strong problem-solving skills, and a user-focused approach.

As a member of our team, you will be working on numerous ongoing and new projects. Helcim is a fast-paced, high-demand company and team members must work well under pressure. The ideal candidate will embody our values and culture, and be a steward of The Way of the Helcim (see link below to our culture book).

As a Software Developer it’s your job to recognize strengths and weaknesses where they exist, provide feedback, and challenge your colleagues. You’ll lead by example, mentor others, and champion the vision of the company. You will be successful in this role if you are able to accept ownership for effectively developing solutions that improve the merchant experience.

Who you are:

  • Looking to take your career to the next level by directly impacting the products & services we deliver.
  • Excited by the opportunity to join a growing & scaling company and the unique challenges that it poses.
  • A passion for continuous learning.
  • A willingness to try new things and believes that failure leads to inquiry to improve your technical abilities and processes.
  • Thrilled about being able to spread your ideas and influence throughout the organization.
  • You approach software development as your craft.


  • Be a key member of the mobile development team, understanding and translating product requirements into application deliverables, following the best practices of software development.
  • Write clean code and deliver tested code as per project commitments with minimal escaping defects/issues on it.
  • Training and providing mentorship to junior talent to help them grow their careers.
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment with cross functional teams (Product/DevOps/Stakeholders/Design)
  • Building Continuous Integration/Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines through Gitlab to increase automation.
  • Working to ensure the reliability of the systems that you are building with the help of the Elastic Stack for observability.
  • On the lookout for ways to improve our development processes.
  • Being a role model for high engineering standards.
  • Assist in recruiting and hiring talent to the organization.
  • Deploying code through the Apple/Google Play Stores.
  • Easily discover new insights through our BigQuery Data Warehouse.
  • Deploying and maintaining projects through Cloud Infrastructure such as AWS or Google Cloud Platform.


  • At least three years of professional software development experience in mobile application development (Android/iOS).
  • Education might include a Bachelor's, technical degree, bootcamp or other certifications in computer programming, computer science or object-oriented software development, or equivalent.
  • Advanced knowledge of core mobile principles (UI implementation, iOS and/or Android application development frameworks, REST APIs).
  • Strong understanding of mobile app architecture and design patterns.
  • Proficient in at least one programming language. [Java, Javascript].
  • Experience leading technical projects that involve multiple developers.
  • Experience with MySQL or other SQL database systems.
  • Hands on experience with Docker.
  • Willingness to be part of a rotational on-call roaster for critical production issues.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with React Native, Swift, Kotlin, PHP is a plus.
  • Experience with any 3rd party sdk integration.
  • Experience with any public cloud systems (google cloud, aws, azure).

What it’s like working at Helcim

At Helcim we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. Learn more about working at Helcim in our culture book The Way of the Helcim.

Our approach to total rewards

As part of our team you’ll receive amazing benefits including salary, paid health benefits, stock options and generous vacation time. You’ll also enjoy the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.

Hybrid work and flexibility

Being together helps everyone learn and grow really fast while keeping us all focused on our mission. This is why we've embraced hybrid work, it allows for the best of remote and in-person interactions while giving us time for heads down focused work and opportunities for collaboration. We know hybrid work is not for everyone, and that's ok. But if you want to combine flexibility and being surrounded by amazing people, this is the place for you.

Helcim uses a hybrid work structure where team members can work 3 days in the Calgary office (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) and 2 days (Tuesday/Thursday) at home.

Join our team

We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services. We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company - we want to hear from you!

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and be located in Calgary for this position.